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Le Villars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Villars in Saone-et-Loire

Photo is of Tournus at 4 km from Le Villars

Visit Le Villars: highlights and tourist information

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Le Villars is situated in the Saone-et-Loire department and Burgundy-Franche-Comté region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Tournus at 4 km and Tournus abbey at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Villars, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Villars in Burgundy-Franche-Comté.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Tournus

Tournus

at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

The Abbey of Saint-Philibert is the highlight in Tournus, but you will...

See Tournus guide
Tournus abbey

Tournus abbey

Abbey at 4 km (direction north-north-west)

The abbey at Tournus is a 12th century abbey in roman style...

See Tournus abbey guide
Brancion

Brancion

at 10 km (direction west)

Quiet now, in the 15th century Brancion was an...

See Brancion guide
Cormatin

Cormatin

at 18 km (direction west)

The beautifully decorated and furnished Cormatin Chateau, from the 17th century,...

See Cormatin guide
 
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Cluny

Cluny

at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as one of the most visited abbeys in France...

See Cluny guide
Macon

Macon

at 26 km (direction south-south-west)

After exploring the pleasant town of Macon we suggest a visit...

See Macon guide
Chalon-sur-Saone

Chalon-sur-Saone

at 28 km (direction north-north-west)

The pedestrianised town centre and cathedral will form the centre...

See Chalon-sur-Saone guide
Solutre-Pouilly

Solutre-Pouilly

at 31 km (direction south-west)

Solutré-Pouilly would perhaps go unnoticed except for the great rock-cliff behind...

See Solutre-Pouilly guide
Bourg-en-Bresse

Bourg-en-Bresse

at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Ain department

As well as exploring the cathedral and town centre of...

See Bourg-en-Bresse guide
Belleville

Belleville

at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Rhone department

Not an important tourist town, Belleville does have a...

See Belleville guide
Lons-le-Saunier

Lons-le-Saunier

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Jura department

Lons-le-Saunier is a traditional local town of the Franche-Comté region, well placed...

See Lons-le-Saunier guide
Autun

Autun

at 67 km (direction west-north-west)

After exploring Autun with its old town, cathedral and roman...

See Autun guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Saone-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Le Villars

 
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Markets in and near Le Villars

  • Tournus: market Saturday (4km)
  • Pont-de-Vaux: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Sennecey-le-Grand: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Germain-du-Plain: market Thursday (19km)
  • Cluny: market Saturday (23km)
  • Louhans: market Monday (25km)
  • Montrevel-en-Bresse: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Charnay-les-Macon: market Friday (27km)
  • Macon: market Saturday (27km)
  • Chalon-sur-Saone: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Villars, France

What to do at Le Villars? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Villars.

Grand sites of France

  • Roche de Solutre / Roche de Vergisson (31km)

National Monuments

  • Brou Royal Monastery (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbatiale eglise de Saint Philibert (Tournus) (4km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre de Brancion (Martailly-les-Brancion) (10km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Chapaize) (15km)
  • Abbaye de Cluny (Cluny) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Denis (Massy) (25km)
  • Chapelle aux Moines (Berze-la-Ville) (26km)
  • Eglise de Jalogny (Jalogny) (26km)
  • Eglise de Saint Blaise (Mazille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vincent (Mont-Saint-Vincent) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Zéphyr (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Confluence - la Seille (2km)
  • Seille (Saône) (2km)
  • Roche de Solutré (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Macon (27km)
  • Vonnas (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Villars is in the eastern-center of France at 26 kilometres from Macon, the department capital (general information: Le Villars is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Villars

Canton: Tournus

Arrondissement: Mâcon

Department: Saone-et-Loire

Region: Burgundy

New region: Burgundy-Franche-Comté

Postcode: 71700

Distance to Le Villars

from Macon (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 540 km

from Nice: 364 km

from Bordeaux: 467 km

from Strasbourg: 311 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into one of the Paris airports and hire a car or drive from a channel ferry port - allow about 6 - 7 hours. For driving distances to Le Villars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chardonnay, Cuisery, Farges-les-Macon, La Truchere, Lacrost, Ozenay, Plottes, Prety, Sermoyer, Tournus, Uchizy and Vers.

This page in French: Visiter Le Villars

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